Maths Squared

100 Concepts You Should Know

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Author: Rachel Thomas,Marianne Freiberger

Publisher: Apple Press

ISBN: 9781845436452

Category: Mathematics

Page: 256

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For many of us, mathematics is a subject to be feared-a daunting world of schoolroom numbers and equations. Yet we often wish in everyday life that we could remember all those handy mathematical tools and tips that were once explained to us-Maths Squared provides the bite-sized solution. Everybody knows and understands Pythagoras' theorem and pi, but Maths Squared introduces you to the world of Einstein's relativity theory, Euclidean geometry, and the butterfly effect. Maths Squared is an ideal reintroduction to the mysterious and magical world of numbers. Across 10 chapters and 100 topics, it takes you on a whistlestop tour from the essentials of numbers and arithmetic to the strange outer limits where mathematics and philosophy merge. Along the way, it looks at many of the key problems that have led to mathematical breakthroughs, and some of those which remain unsolved. Using accessible yet authoritative text complimented by new color illustrations, infographics and photographs, Maths Squared is the ideal primer or refresher for those who want to learn more about the fascinating language of numbers and equations that describes the Universe.

Full STEAM Ahead: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics in Library Programs and Collections

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Author: Cherie P. Pandora,Kathy Fredrick

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 144085341X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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Written by librarians who have experience with integrating technology into all subject areas and working with teens and young adults, this book is a toolkit for youth and young adult librarians—school and public—who wish to incorporate science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) into their programs and collections but aren't sure where to begin. • Provides school and public librarians with the resources and clear guidance they need to implement STEAM programs and collections at their libraries • Places librarians in a key position—based on knowledge and ability—with STEAM initiatives in their school and community • Connects STEAM programming to national standards • Explains how to secure funding and find partners to collaborate in STEAM

The Best Writing on Mathematics 2017

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Author: Mircea Pitici

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691178631

Category: Mathematics

Page: 248

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The year's finest mathematics writing from around the world This annual anthology brings together the year’s finest mathematics writing from around the world. Featuring promising new voices alongside some of the foremost names in the field, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2017 makes available to a wide audience many articles not easily found anywhere else—and you don’t need to be a mathematician to enjoy them. These writings offer surprising insights into the nature, meaning, and practice of mathematics today. They delve into the history, philosophy, teaching, and everyday occurrences of math, and take readers behind the scenes of today’s hottest mathematical debates. Here Evelyn Lamb describes the excitement of searching for incomprehensibly large prime numbers, Jeremy Gray speculates about who would have won math’s highest prize—the Fields Medal—in the nineteenth century, and Philip Davis looks at mathematical results and artifacts from a business and marketing viewpoint. In other essays, Noson Yanofsky explores the inherent limits of knowledge in mathematical thinking, Jo Boaler and Lang Chen reveal why finger-counting enhances children’s receptivity to mathematical ideas, and Carlo Séquin and Raymond Shiau attempt to discover how the Renaissance painter Fra Luca Pacioli managed to convincingly depict his famous rhombicuboctahedron, a twenty-six-sided Archimedean solid. And there’s much, much more. In addition to presenting the year’s most memorable writings on mathematics, this must-have anthology includes a bibliography of other notable writings and an introduction by the editor, Mircea Pitici. This book belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in where math has taken us—and where it is headed.

You Can Do the Math

Overcome Your Math Phobia and Make Better Financial Decisions

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Author: Ronald L. Lipsman

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275983413

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 193

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A mathematician shows how to use basic arithmetic to take control of your financial destiny--from financing your home to buying insurance to saving for your kids' college education.

Math Phonics Division

Quick Tips and Alternative Techniques for Math Mastery

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Author: Marilyn B Hein

Publisher: Teaching and Learning Company

ISBN: 1773448846

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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In just minutes a day, students can master math facts with this specially designed program. Using rules, patterns and memory tools similar to those used in language arts, Math Phonics (tm) is great for introducing concepts or providing alternative techniques.

30 Mathematics Lessons Using the TI-10

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Author: Christine Dugan,Pamela Dase

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN: 9781425806156

Category: Education

Page: 248

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This book is designed for grades K-2 instruction and provides step-by-step mathematics lessons that incorporate the use of the TI-10 calculator throughout the learning process. The 30 lessons included present mathematics in a real-world context and cover each of the five strands: number and operations, geometry, algebra, measurement, and data analysis and probability. 30 Mathematics Lessons Using the TI-10 is correlated to the Common Core State Standards and supports core concepts of STEM instruction. 248pp. plus Teacher Resource CD

Math (from First Grade Thru Algebra) Made Easy

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Author: L. W. Burnett

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557065151

Category: Algebra

Page: 65

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The author attempts to explain why math is really very easy. He also tries to dispel the 'Black Magic' taught in schools today. A fresh look at an old subject that is bound to challenge you.

Today's Mathematics, Concepts and Classroom Methods

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Author: James W. Heddens,William R. Speer

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471387947

Category: Education

Page: 400

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This classic allows readers to easily build a valuable set of ideas and reference materials for actual classroom use. Designed to aid the teacher in understanding mathematical concepts and relationships, the authors reflect recent recommendations from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards 2000.